Patron Events

Patron Special Event Schedule

Below is a list of Social Events at the 2012 Indie Memphis Film Festival, to which Patron Passholders receive access. The Patron Reception at Bari on Saturday is an exclusive VIP event for Patrons and special guests. Patrons also receive access to the Filmmaker Lounge during Happy Hour events and other special times -- allowing them to mix and mingle with festival filmmaker, and enjoy Filmmaker perks too.

Patron Pass pick-up and general festival Will Call is at our main Box Office at the Circuit Playhouse (51 South Cooper). Click here for Box Office hours of operation.

Thursday, Nov. 1:

9 pm – 10:30 pm: Opening Night After-Party
Ardent Studios (2000 Madison)

  • Enjoy Kentucky Coffee, Hot Chocolate and desserts.

Friday, Nov. 2:

5 pm – 7 pm: Happy Hour
Festival Café @ Playhouse (66 South Cooper)

  • Live music performed by Ross Johnson & Jeff Evans.
  • Patron access to the Filmmaker Lounge for complimentary Beer/Wine.

5 pm – 7 pm: High-Tech Happy Hour
48-Hour Tech Arena (2101 Madison)

  • Complimentary Beer/Wine.
  • 48-Hour Hack “Pitch” at 6 pm.

8 pm – 10 pm: Antenna After-Party
Festival Café @ Playhouse (66 South Cooper)

  • Complementary Beer/Wine; food by Me and My Tea Room Catering. Live performance by Michaela Caitlin At Large.

11 pm – 1 am: Rooftop Night Cap    
Rooftop @ Playhouse  (66 South Cooper)

  • Live performance by Jason Freeman.

Saturday, Nov. 3:

5 pm – 7 pm: Patron Reception
Bari Ristorante e Enoteca (22 South Cooper)

  • Complementary Beer/Wine; food by Bari.

5 pm – 7 pm: Happy Hour
Festival Café @ Playhouse (66 South Cooper)

  • Live music performed by Ross Johnson & Jeff Evans.
  • Patron access to the Filmmaker Lounge for complimentary Beer/Wine.

8 pm – 10 pm: Keep the Lights On After-Party
Festival Café @ Playhouse (66 South Cooper)

  • Complementary Beer/Wine; food by Karen Blockman Carrier and Another Roadside Attraction Catering. Vintage funk and soul sounds spun by DJ Leroy Trenton.

8 pm – 12 am: Indie Memphis Music Showcase
Young Avenue Deli (2119 Young)

  • Featuring Memphis favorites The Memphis Dawls, Grace Askew, and Deering & Down – plus Nashville's Bobby Bare Jr., featured  in the festival documentary Don't Follow Me (I'm Lost).

Sunday, Nov. 4:

7 pm – 9 pm: Closing Night Party
Festival Café @ Playhouse (66 South Cooper)

  • Complementary Beer/Wine; food by Cortona Contemporary Italian. Live performances by Keith Sykes and Nancy Apple.